Daughters of the American Revolution
Submitted by Cara Curtin
March 26, 2022
Amelia Island Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution commemorates Women’s History Month by recognizing two women for their untiring contributions to Nassau County.
Amelia Island Chapter Literacy Committee Chair Marie Santry and Regent Rebecca Mayle present Ernie Tyson Albert with the Women in American History Award. Mrs Albert received the award for her dedication to and hard work at the library recently named in her honor, the Ernie Tyson Albert Library at the Peck Center.
Chapter member Penny Landregan is awarded the Women in American History award by Linda Davis, Chairman of the Women of American History Committee. Ms Landregan was recognized for her work with the Nassau County Humane Society and its thrift store, Second Chance.
Members of the Amelia Island Chapter contribute 5,000 volunteer hours and $5,000 in scholarships and awards to students in Nassau County each year. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is the largest women’s service organization in the world and contributes over one million volunteer hours a year. Go to www.ameliaislandnsdar.org for more information about the chapter or www.dar.org to learn about the national society.